Dolly Parton quotes

Born
January 19, 1946 Sevier County, Tennessee, U.S.

Occupation
Songwriter, singer, musician.

Dolly Parton is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actress, author, businesswoman, and philanthropist, known primarily for her work in country music.

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
– Dolly Parton
I’m no natural beauty. If I’m gonna have any looks at all, I’m gonna have to create them.
– Dolly Parton
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can’t put a dollar sign on.
– Dolly Parton
Every single diet I ever fell off of was because of potatoes and gravy of some sort.
– Dolly Parton
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
– Dolly Parton
Adjusting to the passage of time, I think, is a key to success and to life: just being able to roll with the punches.
– Dolly Parton
I think everyone should be with who they love.
– Dolly Parton
I try to see the good in everybody, and I don’t care who people are as long as they’re themselves, whatever that is.
– Dolly Parton
I am a tender-hearted person, and I feel everything to the ninth degree.
– Dolly Parton
People say I look so happy – and I say, ‘That’s the Botox.’
– Dolly Parton
When I started the Imagination Library in my hometown, I never dreamed that one day we would be helping Scottish kids.
– Dolly Parton
I thank God for my failures. Maybe not at the time but after some reflection. I never feel like a failure just because something I tried has failed.
– Dolly Parton
It’s a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I’d be a drag queen.
– Dolly Parton
God has his plans and his reasons. Sometimes we are supposed to go through things so that we learn lessons.
– Dolly Parton
If you talk bad about country music, it’s like saying bad things about my momma. Them’s fightin’ words.
– Dolly Parton
I do have a few little tattoos, but they were mostly done to cover scars because I’m so fair.
– Dolly Parton
George Jones was my all-time favorite singer and one of my favorite people in the world.
– Dolly Parton
I’m not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I’m not dumb… and I also know that I’m not blonde.
– Dolly Parton
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
– Dolly Parton
It costs a lot of money to look this cheap.
– Dolly Parton
I ain’t never far away from a pencil and paper or a tape recorder.
– Dolly Parton
You’ll never do a whole lot unless you’re brave enough to try.
– Dolly Parton
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
– Dolly Parton
If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.
– Dolly Parton
Being a star just means that you just find your own special place, and that you shine where you are. To me, that’s what being a star means.
– Dolly Parton
I’ve always been fascinated by everything with wings.
– Dolly Parton
There’s nothing like white trash at the White House.
– Dolly Parton